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Letter from Publisher

Change Makers Everywhere

Multitudes of people I know or know of came to mind as I read Linda Sechrist’s feature article, “Change Makers: Inspired to Act.” It caused me to pause to consider how blessed we truly are...
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Between Two Worlds

Business Profile
Between Two Worlds, a private retreat center in Attleboro surrounded by lush green grass and vibrant plants, is designed to help people discover what they need to feel amazing and live at their highest level.
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Thermal Imaging

A Key for Early Detection
While thermography is commonly associated with breast health and breast cancer prevention, it can also be used for early-stage disease screening and pain diagnostics.

Small Businesses Unite to Address Climate Change

CABA’s Executive Director Michael Green Leads the Way
A nonprofit organization in Massachusetts is evolving the local business landscape to be unified on the path to sustainability.

Healing Practitioners Mobilize

Exempted Modalities Face Regulations and Licensure in Massachusetts
Leaders and practitioners of reflexology, reiki and other exempted modalities from the massage law are organizing to protect their right to work and volunteer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
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Edward Humes on the High Cost of Transportation

Small Consumer Choices Have Big Impacts
When we click “buy it now” to purchase, say, a coffee pot, we support a process that has 165,000 miles of trains, planes, boats and truck travel attached to it.

Tree-Mendous Love

How Trees Care for Each Other
Just like us, trees can communicate, nurture one another and protect each other from danger.


How to Slim a Fat Feline
Three of five American cats are overweight, but simple feeding and exercise strategies can restore a plump feline to jungle-cat sleekness.

Change Makers

Inspired to Act
Dedicated to improving their slice of the world, activists are energetically tackling problems that range from food waste in California to poor sanitation in Haiti to Alzheimer’s treatment in New York.
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See More »Health Briefs

Medical Errors Cause 250,000 Deaths a Year

Third-Leading Cause in U.S.

Senior Joggers Enjoy Youthful Metabolic Rate

Benefits of Running Later in Life

Diabetics Improve Using Sesame and Rice Bran Oils

Normalizes Blood Glucose Levels

Vitamin D3 Boosts Gut Health

Reduces Bad Bacteria, Increases Good

Sweat Can Transfer Happiness

Contagious Emotional State

Acupuncture Eases Hot Flashes

Treatment for Menopause Symptoms

More than 20 local experts to support you in leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

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Women’s 12-Step Retreat at Stonehill College

Women Rising Up will host a 12-step weekend retreat for women from October 7 to 9.

Newton’s Green EXPO Returns

Green Newton will present this year’s Green EXPO from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., October 16, in Newton Centre.

Naturopathic Medicine Office Opens in Boston

Keri Layton, a naturopathic doctor, has opened an office in the Back Bay neighborhood at 29 Commonwealth Avenue.

Kumar Conscious Health is Moving to Seaport

Kumar Conscious Health is moving to a brand-new health center at 505 Congress Street, in Seaport, South Boston.

Ideas for a Kinder World

Learn simple ways to be kinder to the planet at The Kind Environment event which will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m., October 26.

Healing from the Body Level Up Level I Training Offered in Needham

Judith A. Swack, Ph.D., will be conducting Healing From the Body Level Up (HBLU) Level I training from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., October 19 to 22, in Needham.

Free Wellness Festival at Groton Wellness

Spend a day focusing on holistic health and wellness at the Groton Wellness Open House/ Wellness Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., October 8.

Fourth International Reuse Conference and Expo in Greater Boston

The fourth International Reuse Conference and Expo will take place from October 17 to 19 at the Holiday Inn, in Somerville.

Celebration and Bio-identical Hormone Talk at Medical Aesthetics of New England

Medical Aesthetics of New England celebrates its 10th anniversary at 6 p.m., October 13.

Boston Thermography Offers Discount on Breast Scans

Boston Thermography Center is offering a discount on breast thermography scans for all appointments that reference Natural Awakenings while booking through November 30.
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Green Crisis

One in Five Plant Species May Face Extinction

Biodegradable Bottle

Algae-Based Jars Quickly Decompose

Bright Idea

Incandescent Lights Reinvented as Eco-Friendly

Cause and Effect

Activists Will ‘Sue’ Monsanto in Mock Trial

School Haze

EPA Helps Schools Cut Bus Emissions

Organic Rally

October is Non-GMO Month
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